Purchasing Clerk I
Also referred to as: Purchasing Clerk I, Ordering and Inventory Clerk I, Procurement Clerk I, Purchasing Agent I
Requirements and Responsibilities
Initiates, prepares, processes, and verifies purchase orders following established guidelines to purchase materials and goods by required delivery dates. Inputs transactions and administers a purchasing and contracts system or database. Interacts with suppliers to obtain favorable pricing terms, product specifications, monitor availability, and optimize savings. Expedites delayed orders and resolves issues with changes, returns, replacements, and credit arrangements. Coordinates with internal teams to ensure that procurement needs are met promptly and efficiently. Requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or team leader. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience.
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Level of Education:  Purchasing Clerk I Salaries with No Diploma, Purchasing Clerk I Salaries with a High School Diploma or Technical Certificate, Purchasing Clerk I Salaries with an Associate's Degree, Purchasing Clerk I Salaries with a Bachelor's Degree, Purchasing Clerk I Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Purchasing Clerk I Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation